Information about Cluid Villages

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cluid Villages
Irish Form of Name:
Clúid
Translation:
a corner or angle, a nook
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cluid Villages Local
Comment:
see townland
Situation:
Cluid townland.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Townland:
Cluid Villages is in Cluid townland.

Information From Maps

Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Cluid Villages
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service